UNODC & Academia: Inspire, Change. Together. (to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals)

Screenshot-2018-5-3 NewsUNODC, in close cooperation with the International Association of Universities, invites young researchers and/or lecturers to take part in the competition for sponsored participation in the upcoming IAU  2019 International Conference “Transforming Higher Education for the Future” which will take place from 13 to 15 November 2019 in Puebla, Mexico. More...

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100 Million Campaign Mobilisation

Screenshot-2018-5-3 NewsThe European Students’ Union (ESU) and the Organising Bureau of European School Student Unions (OBESSU), together with inspiring youth activists from Latin & North America, Africa and Asia, have joined forces to support the 100 Million Campaign, establishing a strong and fruitful cooperation to shed light on the ongoing injustice that children experience on an everyday basis. More...

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Governing Board sets path for UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning in 2020

UILOn 26 and 27 November, the Governing Board of the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning met in Hamburg, Germany, to review the Institute’s work over the past year and adopt its work plan and budget for 2020. More...

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International Review of Education Editorial Board identifies key areas for future publications

UILThe Editorial Board of the International Review of Education – Journal of Lifelong Learning (IRE) met on 25 November 2019 to discuss the future direction of the journal and to consider prospective areas of focus for articles and special issues. More...

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Vacancy announcement: Project Secretary

UILThe UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) is one of UNESCO’s eight education Institutes. UIL supports Member States in the field of lifelong learning with a focus on adult and continuing education, literacy and non-formal basic education. It pays special attention to UNESCO’s Global Priority Africa and Global Priority Gender Equality. More...

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5 December: International launch of fourth UNESCO Global Report on Adult Learning and Education

UILOn 5 December 2019, the fourth Global Report on Adult Learning and Education (GRALE 4) will be launched in Brussels, Belgium. Based on data from 159 countries, the report assesses global progress in adult learning and education (ALE). The focus of this fourth edition of the report is participation in ALE from the perspective of equity and inclusion. The authors show how participation in adult learning and education contributes to achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 on Education and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in general. More...

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UNESCO adopts new Strategy for Youth and Adult Literacy for 2020 to 2025

UILOn 15 November 2019 at UNESCO’s 40th General Conference in Paris, the Member States agreed to adopt a new UNESCO Strategy for Youth and Adult Literacy (2020-2025).
For UNESCO’s Education Sector, constituted by its Headquarters, its institutes, and field offices around the world, this Strategy will be a guiding framework for the promotion of youth and adult literacy in the coming years. More...

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Just published: Special issue on prison education

UILPrison education has significant benefits, both to the individual and to society. The October issue of the International Review of Education – Journal of Lifelong Learning explores education in prison, both as a basic right and as an essential tool in supporting offenders to re-enter the workforce and reintegrate into society. More...

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31 October: World Cities Day

UILOver half the world’s people live in cities. With the right learning structures in place, cities can make an important contribution to sustainable development at local level and beyond. The power of cities, such as those that belong to the UNESCO Global Network of Learning Cities, was celebrated worldwide on World Cities Day on 31 October. More...

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